FLY BY NIGHT 449 – CORNER MUSIC

Steve The Fly meets Miles Davis On The Corner in 2014 and brings Medeski Martin Scofield & Wood and The Fugs along with him. Look out!

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
CORNER MUSIC
FLY BY NIGHT 449
Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, December 30, 2014 [22034]

Thelonious Monk: Crepuscule with Nellie
Miles Davis Medley: On The Corner > New York Girl > Thinkin’ Of One Thing And Doin’ Another > Vote For Miles
Miles Davis: Helen Butte > Mr. Freedom X
Medeski Martin Scofield & Wood: A Go-Go
The Fugs: Banshee

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam (#90)
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2015, 2022 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

FLY BY NIGHT 447 – STRANGE LOVE

Steve The Fly is loving some strange in Episode 93 from 2015 with tunes by Medeski, Martin, Scofield & Wood, Moondog, Jimi Hendrix, Larry Young, The Sound Dimensions, Etta James, Little Milton, James Brown, Chocolate Milk, Funkadelic, Lowell Fulson, B.B. King, and Elmore James.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
STRANGE LOVE
FLY BY NIGHT 447
Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, January 29, 2015 [22006]

Medeski, Martin, Scofield & Wood: Miles Behind

Medeski, Martin, Scofield & Wood: In Case The World Changes Its Mind

Moondog: Tree Trail

Jimi Hendrix: Crying Blue Rain

Larry Young: Turn Off The Lights

The Sound Dimensions: Great Mu Ga Ru Ga

The Sound Dimensions: Mojo Rocksteady

Etta James: Tough Love

Little Milton: That’s What Love Will Make You Do

James Brown: Hang Out And Hustle With Your Friends

Chocolate Milk: Actions Speak Louder Than Words

Funkadelic: I Wanna Know If It’s Good To You

Lowell Fulson: Mellow Together

B.B. King: Whole Lotta Love

Elmore James: Strange Kinda Feeling

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam (#93)
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2015, 2022s Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

THE SOUL LUCILLE SHOW 286 – CHECK OUT YOUR MIND

Lucille DJ is back on the air from the heart of Italy with a killer hour of soul & super heavy funk including a guest spot by John Sinclair, with tunes by Ronnie Dyson, Marvin Gaye, Milton Wright, Les McCann, the  Family, James Brown, Millie Jackson, Willie Wright, People’s Choice, Reuben Howell, Diana Ross & The Su The Impressions, premes, The Temptations, Eddie Henderson, Rufus & Chaka Khan, Ernie Hines, and Ultrafunk.

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JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 893 – JUST BECAUSE

Episode 893 is coming from Radio Free Amsterdam headquarters in the Cass Corridor of Detroit with the first of two programs with music contributed by my old friend Jules Bauduc of Louiaiana, known in musical circles as The Maestro, who sent me 4 CDs worth of rare music from the Crescent City and environs, including an entire CD’s worth of popular instrumentals from the 1950s and ’60s that we’ll feature at a later date.

Tonight’s show has music from Lee Allen with my theme song when I was a high school deejay in the ‘50s, a cut by Jules’ well-known uncle Ray Bauduc, plus sides by Aaron Neville, Allen Toussaint, Bobby Charles, Bobby Mitchell, Danny White, Dave Bartholomew, Eddie Bo, Frankie Ford, Jerry Byrne, Irma Thomas, Johnny Adams, Joe Jones, Larry Williams, Prince LaLa, Lloyd Price, Rollee McGill, Roy Brown, and Smokey Johnson.

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FLY BY NIGHT 387 – SUN RA ON WAX

Steve The Fly is taking a deep dive into the outer limits of Sun Ra and his various ensembles. Mixed on the fly from a selection of vinyl records released on Art Yard and Strutt. Special thanks to Peter Dennet and John Sinclair for hooking up some of these beauties. Apologies for the pops, crackles and skips. Sun Ra “on the other side of time” plus UNKLE: The Time Has Come).

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SUN RA ON WAX

FLY BY NIGHT 387

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric Studios, Amsterdam, October 27, 2020 [20636]

Sun Ra: Vocal Sclip (Solid Steel)
Sun Ra: There’s A Change In The Air
Sun Ra: There Are Other Wolrds They Have Not Told You About
Sun Ra: Ancient Aetheopia
Sun Ra: Overtones Of China
Sun Ra: Adventures In Space
Sun Ra: Along Came Ra
Sun Ra: We Travel The Spaceways
Sun Ra: Antique Blacks

Sun Ra: Languidity

Sun Ra: Door Of The Cosmos
Sun Ra: Twin Stars Of Thence (clip)
UNKLE: The Time Has Come (Juggle)  

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Produced by Steve “Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Edited & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2020 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

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JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 862 – JOY, JOY, JOY

Episode 862 is coming from Radio Free Amsterdam’s Detroit headquarters at 55 Peterboro St. where I’m continuing my recovery from open heart surgery and featuring an hour of music from the new album by the Back Track Blues Band interspersed with conversations betweeen the Band and Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Owens of Big City Rhythm & Blues magazine.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
JOY, JOY, JOY
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 862
Casss Corridor, Detroit, April 30, 2020 [20305]
Yusef Lateef: Happyology
Back Track Blues Band: Dixie Grill
Back Track Blues Band Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
Back Track Blues Band: Killin’ Time
Back Track Blues Band Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
Back Track Blues Band: Natural Born Lover
Back Track Blues Band Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
Back Track Blues Band: Best Friend’s Grave (Joy, Joy, Joy)
Back Track Blues Band Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
Back Track Blues Band: You’ll Come Back Someday
Back Track Blues Band: Girl On Bordeaux Mountain
Back Track Blues Band Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
Back Track Blues Band: She Might Get Mad
Back Track Blues Band Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
Back Track Blues Band: Times Is Hard
Back Track Blues Band Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
Back Track Blues Band: Your Baby Has Left


A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam
Program produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2020 The John Sinclair Foundation

BLUES & ROOTS 118 – YEAH YOU RITE

Episode 118 features great blues sides by Little Walter, The Meters: the Wild Magnolias, Coco Robicheaux, Johnny “Guitar” Watson, and T-Bone Walker.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
YEAH YOU RITE
BLUES & ROOTS 118
John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, January 19, 2003 [20212]
Little Walter: Juke
The Meters: Just Kissed My Baby
The Meters: They All Axed Fo’ You
The Meters: Nine Til Five
The Meters: Yeah You Rite
The Meters: Live Wire
The Meters: A Message From The Meters
The Meters: The Mob
Wild Magnolias: Handa Wanda
Wild Magnolias: Wild Magnolia
Wild Magnolias: Hell Out The Way
Coco Robicheaux: Pit Bull
Johnny “Guitar” Watson: Gangster of Love
Johnny “Guitar” Watson: Those Lonely Lonely Nights
T-Bone Walker: Mean Old World
T-Bone Walker: I’m Gonna Leave You Woman
T-Bone Walker: I Think Your Wig Is Gone
T-Bone Walker: Street Walking Woman
T-Bone Walker: Strolling With Bones
Little Walter: Lights Out


A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
Special thanks to Leni & Sunny Sinclair

© 2003, 2020 The John Sinclair Foundation

BLUES & ROOTS 116 – CAN’T QUIT YOU

Episode 116 is playing great blues & gospel sides by Little Walter, The Word, the Blind Boys of Alabama, Precious Bryant, R.L. Burnside, Ike Turner, Joe “Survival” Caruso, Matilda Jones, Magic Slim & The Teardrops, Mississippi Fred McDowell, and Richard Johnston.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
CAN’T QUIT YOU
BLUES & ROOTS 116
John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, January 12, 2003 [J20184]
Little Walter: Juke
The Word: Waiting On My Wings
Blind Boys of Alabama: No More
Precious Bryant: Don’t Let The Devil Ride
R.L. Burnside: Shake ’Em On Down
Ike Turner: Catfish Blues
Joe “Survival” Caruso: I Can’t Quit You Baby
Matilda Jones: Need Your Love So Bad
Magic Slim & The Teardrops: Mustang Sally
Magic Slim & The Teardrops: I Ain’t Doing Too Bad
Mississippi Fred McDowell: Good Morning Little Schoolgirl
Mississippi Fred McDowell: Little Girl, Little Girl, How Old Are You
Mississippi Fred McDowell: Fred’s Rambling Blues
Richard Johnston: Do The Romp


A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
Special thanks to Leni & Sunny Sinclair

© 2003, 2020 The John Sinclair Foundation